|Art & Politics: Favianna Rodriguez - Shaping San Francisco|
Favianna Rodriguez has been making art to make change for years. She will present remarkable posters, illustrations, stickers and more, and talk about art and politics, in the concluding event of our solo artist shows this season.
Keywords: art; activism; Latina; illustrations; posters; social movements
|Art & Politics: Doug Minkler - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
Doug Minkler was one of the first political artists to embrace the Mac and heâs been making scathing collages and edgy, often hilarious posters for several decades. See his solo show and find out how heâs kept himself going all these years!
Keywords: Art; politics; labor; movements; left wing; social services; social movements; expressionism; collage
|Art & Politics: S.F. Print Collective - Shaping San Francisco|
The S.F. Print Collective has been postering striking silk-screened images on the cityâs walls for years, speaking to politics, police, immigration, and much more. Slides and discussion from several of the Collectivistas... http://www.sfprintcollective.com/ Recorded Oct. 8, 2008 at CounterPULSE, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Keywords: art; politics; anti-eviction; housing; social movements; immigration; police
|Anti-Systemic Knowledge: Learning from the Global South - Shaping San Francisco|
A talk on the coloniality of power and knowledge, transmodernity, border knowledge, indigenous socialism and the socialization of power, solidarity economies, and other contemporary practices, theories and radical political alternatives emerging from the Global South. The panelists will discuss autonomous self-activity in Venezuela, Amazonian social forums, poly-culturality, global indigenous movements, the conditions and politics of knowledge production during the early colonization of the Amer...
Keywords: Indigenous movements; theory; exteriority; mestizo; anti-colonialism; socialism; modernism
|Infrastructure_Wars - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
A 3-part radio program based on a Public Talk at CounterPULSE on March 8, 2006, under the Shaping San Francisco Spring Talks series. A historical look at how San Franciscans have fought for a human-centered city. From saving Telegraph Hill, stopping freeways, and resisting redevelopment, the corporate agenda has been thwarted again and again. Today new movements are again contesting the direction of the city...
Keywords: anti-highrise; freeway revolt; citizens movements; saving Telegraph Hill; redevelopment
|San Francisco's Ghadar Party Heritage: 100 Years of Radical South Asian American History - Shaping San Francisco|
In 1913, students, farmers, and roaming revolutionaries working to free India from British colonial rule came together to form the Ghadar Party, to organize mutiny in India and work towards a secular world of economic and social justice. The party, headquartered in San Francisco collaborated with a variety of Bay Area based freethinkers, labor activists, anarchists, and expats of colonized nations...
Keywords: India; British empire; Ghadar; colonialism; networked movements; Irish liberation; IWW; Punjabi; UC Berkeley
|Latin American Social Movements - Shaping San Francisco|
Clif Ross and Marcy Rein, editors of Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements present a broad overview of the social movements that have pressured one regime after another in Latin America, changing the political calculations for everyone from right to left, from Venezuela to Argentina, Mexico to Chile and more.
Keywords: Mexico; Zapatistas; MST; Brazil; Bolivia; Venezuela; Argentina; Uruguay; Chile; Ecuador; Peru; Guatemala; human rights; social movements; landless; territories; education
|Sex, Race and Class: Selma James and George Katsiaficas - Shaping San Francisco|
Selma James speaks on her new book "Sex, Race and Class--The Perspective of Winning; A Selection of Writings 1952-2011." James discusses the class divide in feminism, the anti-capitalism of the social wage, the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Haiti: Black Jacobins then and now and much more! With her was George Katsiaficas, author of the just-released "Asia's Unknown Uprisings: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century," and he gave an account of the largely unknown 1980 Guang...
Keywords: Feminism; unwaged; wages for housework; prostitutes union; England; South Korea; Gwangju; Tibet; Palestine; Thailand; eros effect; Asian social movements